Dionysius

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Wednesday 1st July, 7pm by Fr. Thomas Plant Ron Dreher’s Benedict Option has invited emulation and opprobrium in equal measure, with some Christians embracing his call to the cloister and others finding his vision isolationist, exclusive or worse. Is it … Continued

St. Paul

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by Dr. Paula Gooder New date in September to be announced. Paul, sinner, saint, apostle, and writer, quoted at length, in and out of context. A character that provokes strong reactions from many. But, because of his letters taking up … Continued

Sergi Bulgakov

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Wednesday 24th June, 7pm by John Millbank Sergei Nikolaevich Bulgakov (1871-1944) was a Russian Orthodox theologian, priest, philosopher and economist who was elected to the Duma, a professor in Church Law and Theology, and helped to found l’Institut de Théologie … Continued

Martin Luther

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Scripture Wednesday 10th June, 7pm By The Rt. Rev’d. Dr. Graham Tomlin Martin Luther is well known for his advocacy of the authority of Scripture within the church. In this lecture, Bishop Graham will explore why this was so important … Continued

Shenoute the Great

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Discipline Wednesday 3rd June, 7pm By Jarel Robinson-Brown In recent times the writings of Shenoute the Great have been appreciated for their unique contribution to the ancient writings of early Egyptian monasticism and in this session we will consider Shenoute’s … Continued

St. Augustine

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An Invitation To Prayer Wednesday 27th May, 7pm By Kirsty Borthwick. Challenging child, avid thinker, monastic leader, Bishop, Father of Western Theology, person of prayer: St Augustine of Hippo is a fascinating and enigmatic character. In this seminar we’ll explore … Continued

St. Ignatius Loyola

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Finding God in all Things By Sr. Gemma Simmonds Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556) is chiefly known outside the Roman Catholic church for his Spiritual Exercises, which are increasingly popular beyond the borders of his own faith community.  Recognizably a mystic in … Continued

Martin Thornton

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Parish Prayer Life By Fr. Matthew Dallman obl OSB Fr Martin Thornton (1915-1986) was a farmer, Anglican priest, and theologian. Spurred by a mystical “beech tree experience” as a farmer, he pursued Holy Orders, receiving degrees from King’s College, London (under … Continued

St. Teresa of Avila

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The Way of Perfection By The Rev’d Dr Ayla Lepine In St Teresa of Avila’s The Way of Perfection, completed c.1566, she offers wisdom to Carmelite nuns on prayer, spirituality, and living in community. A Doctor of the Church, Teresa’s theological … Continued